CHENNAI: Educational institutions in Chennai, Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur and Cuddalore districts will remain closed on Monday due to heavy rain.

Collectors of these districts declared the holiday as heavy rain lashed the area starting Sunday morning.

The met department has forecast that rain will intensify on Monday and continue for two more days.

Most of the educational institutions in these districts had already declared a holiday on Monday in view of Diwali that falls on Tuesday. Some educational institutions will reopen only on Thursday.

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Source: TOI-Che